CVE-2008-2292

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2007-11-05
Bugzilla:
447262: CVE-2008-2292 net-snmp: buffer overflow in perl module's Perl Module __snprint_value()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the __snprint_value function in snmp_get in Net-SNMP 5.1.4, 5.2.4, and 5.4.1, as used in SNMP.xs for Perl, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large OCTETSTRING in an attribute value pair (AVP).

Find out more about CVE-2008-2292 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (net-snmp) RHSA-2008:0529 2008-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 4.5 RHSA-2008:0529 2008-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (net-snmp) RHSA-2008:0529 2008-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (net-snmp) RHSA-2008:0529 2008-06-10
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